From dry shampoo to foot scrubs, it’s no secret that we love a drugstore beauty buy (and so does Jennifer Aniston). There’s just no thrill quite like the one that comes with a good deal, especially when it satisfies all of our makeup needs. That victorious feeling inspired our latest beauty challenge: Build a complete makeup bag for just $20. Scroll down to see our top budget-friendly picks.
1. The Ordinary. Serum Foundation ($7): Take any expectations you have about a “value foundation” and toss ’em out the window. This option delivers lightweight medium coverage with over 20 shades. Apply all over or only where you need evening out.
2. Coastal Scents Passport Palette in Paris ($5): This multitasking palette offers an impressive range of colors with color payoff that’ll make you do a double take. Plus, the dark shades double as eyeliner and the light pink as blush.
3. e.l.f. Cosmetics 3-in-1 mascara ($3): The affordable gem lengthens, defines, and volumizes lashes at a fraction of the cost of designer versions.
4. CoverGirl Colorlicious Lipstick ($6): This rich formula made with shea butter provides a long-wearing, hydrating color. Choose from more than 27 shades.
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